Hannah Barnett

Hannah Barnett

Research Assistant, Bethesda, MD

Areas Of Expertise

Education & Certification

BS, Public Health, George Washington University

Hannah Barnett is a research assistant in the reproductive health and family formation research area at Child Trends. Hannah graduated from the George Washington University, where she majored in public health and minored in anthropology. Her areas of research interest include global health delivery models, strategic health communications, and American Indian population health. Hannah previously worked for Doctors Without Borders (DWB) in Paris, France, where she designed and conducted a review of the literature about the past and present role of the patient in Western and developing healthcare delivery models. She presented her detailed report to the heads of DWB-Paris operations, and led a roundtable discussion of the findings’ external and internal operational implications. Hannah also previously interned in the communications and policy department at the National Health Council, where she was in charge of drafting and disseminating public health policy briefings and communication materials. As a research assistant, she also helped analyze qualitative interviews with Ghanaian community health workers and patients to identify barriers to using mobile phones to assist in cervical cancer screenings. She later co-authored a study published in BMJ Open that detailed the results of this project.